🎁 VTJ Membership Perks

We’ve assembled a library of benefits for you, from tech courses to wine

At Vancouver Tech Journals, our community powers our community. And to help keep you running, we’ve got a stellar lineups of perks and benefits from a collection of local companies, including discounts on products, courses, events, and experiences.

Of course, these perks are only available to Vancouver Tech Journal members, who also get:

  • Exclusive and in-depth stories

  • Daily briefings 

  • Front-of-the-line and discounted access to events

  • Playbooks, cheatsheets, and startup watchlists

  • Members-only community

If you’re already a member, contact [email protected] to redeem your perks.


Maven is the leading platform for cohort-based courses created by the founders of Udemy, altMBA, and Socratic. Maven’s Cryptocurrency Foundations Course teaches crypto beginners, pragmatic investors, and jobseekers the crypto basics to invest effectively and safely.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive 30% off the Cryptocurrency Foundations course.


Hootsuite helps customers harness the power of social to ignite their brand and business. As the global leader in social media management, Hootsuite powers social media for brands and organizations around the world, from the smallest businesses to the largest enterprises.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive three free months of Hootsuite’s Professional Plan.

Jelly Digital Marketing & PR

Jelly Digital Marketing & PR is an award-winning digital marketing and PR firm providing digital ads, social media, SEO, and public relations services to brands in Metro Vancouver, across Canada, and the United States.

Vancouver Tech Journal members receive:


Shift is a productivity platform that helps customers streamline and optimize their workflow, in one beautiful place. On a mission to bring focus and convenience to the work day, Shift makes managing multiple apps and accounts – without logging in and out or opening up a browser – simple and intuitive.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a 30% discount on the first year of Shift Advanced.


BrainStation is the global leader in workforce transformation and digital skills training, offering corporate training, bootcamps, certificate courses, workshops, and events both online and at state-of-the-art campuses.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a $500 discount on all BrainStation certificate courses and a $2,500 discount on all BrainStation bootcamps.

Launch Academy

Launch Academy is a tech accelerator that provides the mentorship, resources, network and environment entrepreneurs need to launch, fund, and grow their startups.

The Launch Your Startup course is a step-by-step guide for launching your business in a just few weeks. It includes 24 startup videos to find inspiration, build products, pitch investors, and more.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive free access to the Launch Your Startup course.

Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum

The Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum (VEF) is an online and offline platform for entrepreneurs within the technology space. Through monthly forums, VEF brings together like-minded people to cultivate connections and create conversations designed to stimulate ideas.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive 10% off VEF monthly events plus access to a limited number of free VEF event tickets.

TAP Network

TAP Network is a community of People and Culture professionals in Canada's tech sector, providing members with access to tech sector data, mentors, industry experts, and an inclusive peer community to drive innovation, collaboration, and results. TAP Network’s Tech Salary Survey provides comprehensive Canadian compensation data on over 30,000 incumbents at 216 local, national, and international technology companies.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a 10% discount on TAP Network’s Tech Salary Survey.


Newsly is an audio news and content mobile application that makes it easy to consume your favourite topics. Search for a topic and listen as Newsly reads the web’s top trending articles in a natural-sounding human voice.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a 30-day free trial of Newsly Premium.

The Wine Factory

The Wine Factory has been catering to winemakers for over two decades and offers a robust variety of grapes from across the globe to make high-quality wines, coolers, and ciders on-site. Learn about wine and grapes as you are guided through making your first batch of wine.

  • Vancouver Tech Journal members receive 15% off the price of a wine, cider, or hard selzer kit with each new batch purchased.